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Gordon Ryan’s Generous Offer To Marcelo Garcia: “He’s Done More For BJJ Than Anyone Else”

Gordon Ryan recently met with Marcelo Garcia, one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes of all time – who has been undergoing therapy due to stomach cancer. Ryan shared the details about...

Nicky Rod Calls Out Gordon Ryan For A Match – With An (Unexpected) Twist

Nicky Rodriguez just won the UFC Fight Pass Invitational 4 absolute tournament in spectacular fashion… And he ended it by calling out Gordon Ryan for a match – albeit with a somewhat...

Gordon Ryan Back To Training BJJ After 4 Months Off

Image Credits: Levi Ventura Gordon Ryan‘s recent health issues had kept him off the mats for a long time. He suffered a severe case of strep throat infection, due to which he ended up in the...

Gordon Ryan Offers $500 For Anyone Who Beats Craig Jones & Nicky Rodriguez

Craig Jones and Nicky Rodriguez will both compete at the upcoming UFC Fight Pass Invitational 4 event, scheduled for June 29, 2023… And Gordon Ryan has a unique proposition for the athletes who...

Nicky Ryan Shares How It Was Growing Up With Gordon: “We Were Close”

Nicky and Gordon Ryan – brothers and among the most elite of submission grapplers today – don’t see each other much ever since the Danaher Death Squad split. And, even though the...

Journalist Compares Rickson Gracie & Gordon Ryan: “Rickson Is The Absolute ‘King’ Of Jiu-Jitsu”

Marcelo Alonso is a journalist who specializes in martial arts – and he has recently participated in an interesting “Connect Cast” episode. During it, he spoke about the comparison...

Gordon Ryan Shares A Hilarious Big Gord Story: “Don’t Give Up, Buddy”

It’s already been more than 2 and a half years since Big Gord – Gordon Ryan‘s father – had passed away. But the stories about him continue to live on and keep on making people...

Kade Ruotolo: “The Only Thing That Makes Gordon’s Jiu-Jitsu Work Is His Size”

A match between Kade Ruotolo and Gordon Ryan would most certainly be a spectacular one… As well as one that a large part of the BJJ community wants to see. However, it’s questionable when...

Craig Jones Discusses Gordon Ryan’s Trash Talking: “This Guy Can’t Be Serious With This Sh*t”

Gordon Ryan is notorious for his trash talking, directed towards some of the rival BJJ athletes and teams – such as Craig Jones and his B-Team Jiu Jitsu. But it appears that Craig isn’t...

Yuri Simoes “Can’t Wait” For The ADCC 2024 Superfight Against Gordon Ryan

Yuri Simoes and Gordon Ryan are fired up to face off against each other at the ADCC 2024 superfight! And, well, Simoes is especially looking forward to it. The thought of his first two losses follows...

Tye Ruotolo: “Gordon Ryan Is Definitely A Keyboard Warrior”

Tye Ruotolo is looking for nothing except challenges! He’s facing Reinier de Ridder in just 3 days time, on May 5… But he’s already looking forward to his next bouts – and...

Gordon Ryan Shows How To Do The Perfect Body Lock Pass

Body Lock passing: one of the most efficient styles of passing guard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. But, truth be told, there are a lot of details to get right for it. Body Lock passing can be a great...

Craig Jones On Banter With Gordon Ryan: “I Think It Doesn’t Make Sense To Him”

Craig Jones and Gordon Ryan have been going back and forth on social media for some time… With Ryan, seemingly, taking the trash talk more seriously than Jones is. Craig spoke about it in a...

Craig Jones On Why He Refused A Match With Gordon Ryan (In December 2022)

Craig Jones was offered to compete against Gordon Ryan at the UFC Fight Pass Invitational 3, last December… But he declined the offer. Why? Well, Jones explained that he was willing to do a...

Gordon Ryan Shows Toreando Pass Details – Against Spider Guard

There are a number of ways to pass an Open Guard. However, when the absolute basics of guard passing are considered, it’s all very simple; it’s just a matter of understanding the underlying...

Gordon Ryan Explains The “Free Hand Luxury” In Gi Half Guard

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

Felipe Pena On Making The Transition To MMA: “It’s Now Or Never”

Felipe Pena wants to start fighting in the MMA octagon as soon as possible… And he feels that it’s a matter of “now or never”. Speaking on the recent “Trocação...

Nicky Rod’s Blood Work Results Are In… And They’re Worrying

A few weeks ago, Gordon Ryan called out Nicky Rod for steroids use – and Nicky suggested that he do a blood test to determine if he’s natural or not. The suggestion was accepted and...

Gordon Ryan Reveals The Basics Of Guard Retention In Jiu-Jitsu

What is guard retention? Guard retention is the act of getting your opponent back in front of you and in between your legs, as he tries to pass your guard. You need to have a grip and at least 3...

Nicky Ryan: “Gordon And I Didn’t Talk To Each Other For Almost Two Years”

Ever since the Danaher Death Squad split, one of the biggest questions about it has been – what happened between the Ryan brothers? Gordon Ryan continued training under John Danaher in New Wave...

Craig Jones To Nicky Rod: “If You Were On Steroids, Would You’ve Finished The Choke?”

The B-Team recently made a guest appearance on the Lex Fridman podcast. They discussed a lot of great topics – one of which was Nicky Rodriguez’s match against Gordon Ryan at UFC Fight...

Felipe Pena Wants The Match With Gordon Ryan Rescheduled: „I Would Do It Next Week“

Felipe Pena won the Who’s Number One (WNO) bout against Nicky Rodriguez by decision… However, he still wants the match against Gordon Ryan. And he’s willing to stay in the USA until...

Felipe Pena Calls Out Gordon Ryan: „He Never Had The Slightest Bit Of Empathy“

Gordon Ryan pulled out of the WNO match against Felipe Pena, which was scheduled for today (February 25) – citing illness as a result of his withdrawal. However, Pena has found it difficult to...

BREAKING: Gordon Ryan Out Of Felipe Pena Match

Gordon Ryan is out of his highly anticipated WNO match against Felipe Pena. His spot will be replaced by Nicky Rodriguez. FloGrappling was the first to announce the news. Ryan then posted a lengthy,...